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Production Operator

Date: Jan 29, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

We are The Weather Company, and our name speaks for itself. We are a company focused entirely on the weather,and we’re proud to say we reach two-thirds of all U.S. adults through a media portfolio that includes The Weather Channel, weather.com and our mobile applications –Weather Services International, and Weather Underground.

 
Our goal is to provide the world’s best weather, powered by the best possible data. Of course, we can’t actually control the weather, but the information we gather from the largest collection of worldwide forecast data, our state-of-the-art forecast technologies, and the industry’s best forecast modeling allows us to accurately predict the weather for people all over the country—and the world. The Weather Channel is the most widely distributed cable network and the most trusted news network in America. On the digital side, our online properties reach 60 million unique Web consumers each month, 32 million of those via weather.com and our mobile apps. In fact, TWC is the 2nd most popular app for iPads, and the 7th most downloaded app on iPhones.
 
We are recognized as the world’s leading meteorological information resource for businesses across the aviation, energy, insurance and utility industries. These statistics say a lot about the quality of our reporting, research, the accuracy of our data, and the talent within our Company.

 

We’re always looking for new talent to keep us on top—like someone incredible to fill the job listed here.

Position Summary

For this position, the associate will be cross-trained and expected to perform the jobs of Stage Manager and Utility.   Assignments will include performing any of the above jobs in alternating roles during the course of a shift or work week. This position is able to effectively handle all production job functions in all live shows and productions for The Weather Channel, weather.com, and other related initiatives, accepting new assignments and technological challenges as required to support future company initiatives and an ever- changing dynamic broadcasting environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

STAGE MANAGING

  • Give time cues to anchors, ensure anchors are in correct studio positions during show
  • Communicate changes to the studio anchors.
  • Prior to show time, ensure all set monitors and prompter monitors are working
  • When necessary, ensure all lights are on and if not, alert the Director
  • Be able to move set pieces into position and plug in electrical set pieces.
  • Inform show director of all studio issues that may impact the show.

UTILITY

  • Expected to move set pieces or other staging items as needed for production needs.
  • Assist with cable management of cameras during shows.
  • Control and manipulate mechanical set pieces as needed
  • Work with Lighting Director on staging and lighting maintenance or improvements
  • May be required to lift lighting fixtures, move scenery or other equipment.  The weight may range from 20-100 lbs. Anything over 25 lbs would be carried by multiple crew members.

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in a live television environment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills including verbal and written.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment.
  • Unquestionable ethical standards.
  • Extremely adaptable and flexible in the face of varying demands
  • Ability to work as a self-starter with minimum supervision

Disclaimers

Recruiting Firms
The Weather Channel does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from The Weather Channel Human Resources. The Weather Channel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

Hours
The Weather Channel operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by The Weather Channel associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.
 
EEOC Statement
The Weather Channel is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to hrservicedelivery@weather.com, which is a confidential e-mail in box. You may also fax the completed form to 770-744-2021, which is a confidential fax number.
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503/Voluntary_Self-Identification_of_Disability_CC-305_SD_Edit1.24.14.pdf
 
Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Weather Channel will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.

 


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